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Toronto Catholic District School Board

 

 

Mathematics

 

 

 

Important links for parents and students:

 

             Ontario Ministry of Education - Free At Home Math Tutoring

Are you in grades 7 to 10? Need help with math homework? Then why not get live, online math tutoring from an Ontario teacher? It's free and easy to sign up.

    http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/elearning/homework.html

 

 

              Using Nelson Mathematics - NelsonMathParentWebsites.pdfNelsonMathParentWebsites.pdf

 Access additional problems and computer applets for your child to practise and extend her/his  mathematics learning!

 
 
             
              Prodigy Math Game
For Grades 1 to 8;  all TCDSB students have a login and password to access this on-line math software.  Students can play the fantasy game by answering a range of math questions.
 
 

     thinkMATH@home
 
Helping Your Child Love and Learn Mathematics

 
Participate in your child's learning of   mathematics by:
  • demonstrating a positive attitude towards mathematics learning
  • expecting your child to do and solve mathematical activities and problems
  • encouraging your child to persevere when the mathematical work becomes difficult
  • appreciating different ways to calculate and solve math problems 
  • listening carefully to your child's explanation of a solution to a lesson problem
  • estimate and count everything and anything in different ways (forwards, backwards, by 2s, 5s, 10s, 100s)
  • playing board and card games
  • solving jigsaw puzzles, number puzzles and logic puzzles
  • building models with different materials (e.g., legoTM, stacking blocks, rolled newspaper tubes, popsicle sticks)
  • involving your child in household activities that involve math. (e.g. measuring in the kitchen, making patterns in the garden)
  • looking for and describing mathematics in  the books you read with your child. (e.g. find patterns, count objects, find shapes, identify probability 
  • support homework completion by being a co-learner and providing encouragement to persevere to think mathematically